If the jury is deadlocked they're put up in a hotel together so they can't communicate with the outside world.
Homer: So "if" we get "deadlocked", we'll be "sequestered" at the Springfield Palace Hotel. Where we'll get a free room, free food, free swimming pool, free HBO. Ooh! Free Willy!
ayon kay Principal Skinner ika-31 ng Disyembre, 2007